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My practice areas include insurance defense, medical malpractice, personal injury, and business/employment litigation. 


Languages spoken: Tagalog

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Practice areas


  1. Employment: 25%
    8 years, 100 cases
  2. Litigation: 25%
    8 years, 100 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
    8 years, 100 cases
  4. Medical Malpractice: 25%
    5 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($250-300/hour), contingent (30-50%), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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  • Frank Marvin Nunes

    I endorse this lawyer. Leighton has great analytical skills on business and employment matters. He is great to work with on projects.


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Contact info

Knudtson & Associates

1420 Rocky Ridge Drive
Suite 120
Roseville, CA, 95661


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Traynor Honor SocietyMcGeorge School of Law2007
Dean's ListMcGeorge School of Law2006
Dean's ListMcGeorge School of Law2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyKnudtson & Associates2015 - Present
AttorneyPerkins, Mann & Everett2014 - Present
AttorneyEricksen, Arbuthnot, Kilduff, Day & Lindstrom, Inc.2011 - 2014
AttorneyLaw Offices of R. Scott Bell2010 - 2011
Managing AttorneyLaw Offices of Leighton B. Koberlein2009 - 2010
AttorneySutton Hatmaker Law Corporation2007 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
DRIAttorney Member2011 - Present
Association of Defense CounselAttorney Member2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Mitchell v. Boys and Girls Clubs of FresnoSummary Judgment in favor of the Boys and Girls Club
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Publication nameTitleDate
EA CircularInsurers May Avoid Bad Faith Exposure If There is No Settlement Demand2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Brigham Young UniversityN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Government Enforcement & Corporate ComplianceGovernment Enforcement Insurance Coverage2014
DRI Annual MeetingCorporate Insurance Coverage For Government Actions2013